A self-drive tour is the perfect way to get the freedom and flexibility that you want from your trip. You’ll be able to work from your own schedule, stopping anywhere that takes your fancy without having to worry about deadlines or being hurried along by others.
Hungry? Just pull up in a quirky town along the way and taste delicious authentic food.
Had enough of travelling for the day? Simply stop off at the beach, a hotel, a spa or wherever you would like to unwind.
Take a trip along the coast, or mountain roads for the most spectacular, scenic drives in the world.
Self Drive with children
Self-drive tours take a lot of the typical stress out of travelling with children too. Not only will you be able to work to your own schedule (or your kids’ schedule) but you will be able to be incredibly flexible without the worry of your decisions affecting anyone else.
Driving with children can be challenging since long drives can seem like an eternity to younger members of the family, so you’ll be able to stop as often as you like. Plan out a route with exciting stop offs around every corner, meaning you won’t have trouble entertaining your children. Stop off at animal sanctuaries, national parks, fascinating cultural and historical sites, theme parks and beautiful towns and cities.
Why not pack lunch and drive into an area of incredible natural beauty for the picnic of a lifetime?
Cultural Self drive tour
Since each person’s interests are so different it can be difficult to find a cultural route that fits with your preferences and what you want to see. A self-drive tour is the perfect answer, giving you the freedom to roam around your destination’s cultural sites to your heart’s content, spending as much or as little time in each as you would like.
This option is perfect for those who are interested in the lesser-known, off the beaten track cultural and historical sites, which may not have regular transport links. Create your own route with the help of your local agent, stopping off at as many weird and wonderful places as you can along the way.
Top Self Drive Destinations
A self-drive tour can be an incredible way to see a popular destination, whilst avoiding the crowds of traditional tour operators.
- Visit Iceland, for the road trip of a lifetime, driving around the country’s ring road at your own pace. You’ll see all of Iceland’s bucket list sites, whilst visiting all of your own along the way. Once you’ve had enough of driving for the day simply park up at one of Iceland’s many stunning hotels, cabins, guest houses or even ice hotels and enjoy a spectacular view of the northern lights from a traditional hot tub.
- Drive your way through South Africa on a gastronomy and wine tour, visiting stunning vineyards and top restaurants along the way. Relax with a rare wine and a spectacular view before settling in for the night at the accommodation of your hotel. Wake up and see what the day has in store, whether its driving on to another unbelievable location, or a horseback safari, or even a day of city life in Cape Town; the choice is yours.
- Make your way around New Zealand, discovering the sites that have brought film directors to these landscapes for decades. Embark on a tour of the famously jaw dropping Lord of The Rings destinations, something the whole family will love, or go on an active adventure trip, driving some of the way and cycling the rest.
On a self-drive tour, you’re quite literally in the driver’s seat. Have the freedom to choose where you want to go no matter how obscure or off the beaten track.